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MHT CET 2024 Eligibility Criteria

MHT CET 2024 Eligibility Criteria MHT CET Eligibility Criteria
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The MHT CET 2024 eligibility criteria outline the requirements for admission to first-year engineering/technology, pharmacy, and Pharm D. courses in Maharashtra.

All candidates, both passed and appearing in the qualifying examination (HSC/12th standard or its equivalent), with Indian nationality are eligible to appear for MHT CET 2024.

There is no age limit for admission or appearing in the exam. The eligibility criteria vary based on the type of candidature, including Maharashtra State, All India, Minority, NRI/OCI/PIO, and Foreign National.

It is mandatory for Maharashtra State and Minority candidates to appear for MHT CET 2024 for admission to B.E./B.Tech and B.Pharm/Pharm.D. courses, while All India candidates may choose to appear for MHT CET 2024 or use JEE (Main) or NEET scores, respectively.

Highlights

  • Eligibility based on Maharashtra State Candidature: Various types (A to E) with specific criteria, including passing SSC and HSC/Diploma in Maharashtra, domicile certificate, or parents’ government employment in Maharashtra.
  • All India Candidature: Indian nationals with HSC or equivalent examination and positive scores in JEE (Main) B.E./B.Tech or CET.
  • Minority Candidature: Candidates from specific linguistic or religious minority communities in Maharashtra.
  • NRI/OCI/PIO and Foreign National Candidature: Separate eligibility criteria apply.
  • Mandatory MHT CET 2024 appearance for Maharashtra State and Minority candidates for B.E./B.Tech and B.Pharm/Pharm.D. admissions, respectively.
  • Preference for JEE (Main) scores for B.E./B.Tech admissions and NEET scores for B.Pharm admissions over MHT CET 2024 scores.
  • No age limit for admission or appearing in MHT CET 2024.

Eligibility criteria for 1st Year Engineering & Technology Courses

For Maharashtra State Candidature Candidates:

Education QualificationPassed HSC or its equivalent examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with Chemistry or one of the following:

Biology / Technical Vocational subject / Computer Science or Information Technology
/ Informatics Practices / Agriculture / Engineering Graphics / Business Studies
Minimum Required MarksAt least 45% marks (at least 40% marks, in case of Backward Class categories, Economically Weaker Section and Persons with Disability category candidates belonging to Maharashtra State), in the above subjects taken together
CET ScoreNon-zero score required in CET conducted by the Competent Authority
Diploma in Engineering and TechnologyPassed Diploma in Engineering and Technology and obtained at least 45% marks (at least 40% marks, in case of Backward Class categories, Economically Weaker Section and Persons with Disability category candidates belonging to Maharashtra State)

For All India Candidature Candidates:

(Including Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and Union Territory of Ladakh Migrant Candidature Candidates)

Education QualificationPassed HSC or its equivalent examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry or Biotechnology or Biology or Technical Vocational subject or Computer Science or Information Technology or Informatics Practices or Agriculture or Engineering Graphics or Business Studies
Minimum Required MarksAt least 45% marks (at least 40% marks, in case of Backward Class categories, Economically Weaker Section and Persons with Disability category candidates belonging to Maharashtra State) in the above subjects taken together
CET ScoreShould obtain non-zero positive score in JEE (Main) B.E./B.Tech or the candidate should have appeared in all the subjects in CET and should obtain non-zero score in CET conducted by the Competent Authority. However, preference shall be given to the candidate obtaining non-zero positive score in JEE (Main) B.E./B.Tech over the candidates who obtained non-zero score in CET
Diploma in Engineering and TechnologyPassed Diploma in Engineering and Technology and obtained at least 45% marks (at least 40% marks, in case of Backward Class categories, Economically Weaker Section and Persons with Disability category candidates belonging to Maharashtra State)

For NRI / OCI / PIO

(Including NRI / OCI / PIO)

Education QualificationThe candidate should have passed the HSC or its equivalent examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry or Biotechnology or Biology or Technical Vocational subject or Computer Science or Information Technology or Informatics Practices or Agriculture or Engineering Graphics or Business Studies
Minimum Required MarksAt least 45% marks in the above subjects taken together

Eligibility criteria for First Year – Pharmacy Courses

For Maharashtra State Candidature Candidates

Education QualificationPassed HSC or its equivalent examination with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with one of the Mathematics or Biology
Minimum Required MarksAt least 45% marks (at least 40% marks in case of candidates of Backward Class categories, Economically Weaker Section, and Persons with Disability category belonging to Maharashtra State) in the above subjects taken together
CET ScoreShould have appeared in all the subjects and should obtain a non-zero score in CET conducted by the Competent Authority

For All India Candidature Candidates

(Including Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and Union Territory of Ladakh Migrant Candidature Candidates)

Education QualificationPassed HSC or its equivalent examination with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with one of the Mathematics or Biology
Minimum Required MarksAt least 45% marks (at least 40% marks in case of candidates of Backward class categories, Economically Weaker Section, and Persons with Disability belonging to Maharashtra State) in the above subjects taken together
NEET ScoreShould obtain a non-zero positive score in NEET or the candidate should have appeared in all the subjects in CET and should obtain a non-zero score in CET conducted by the Competent Authority. However, preference shall be given to the candidate obtaining a non-zero positive score in NEET over the candidates who obtained a non-zero score in CET

For NRI / OCI / PIO

(Including NRI / OCI / PIO)

Education QualificationThe candidate should have passed the HSC or its equivalent examination with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with one of the Mathematics or Biology, and obtained at least 45% marks in the above subjects taken together
Additional CriteriaAny other criterion declared from time to time by the appropriate authority as defined under the Act

Eligibility criteria for First Year – Pharm D Course

For Maharashtra State Candidature Candidates

Education QualificationPassed HSC or its equivalent examination with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with one of the Mathematics or Biology
Minimum Required MarksAt least 50% marks (at least 45% marks in case of candidates of Backward Class categories, Economically Weaker Section, and Persons with Disability category belonging to Maharashtra State) in the above subjects taken together
CET ScoreShould have appeared in all the subjects and obtained a non-zero score in the CET conducted by the Competent Authority

For All India Candidature Candidates

(Including Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and Union Territory of Ladakh Migrant Candidature Candidates)

Education QualificationPassed HSC or its equivalent examination with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with one of the Mathematics or Biology
Minimum Required MarksAt least 50% marks (at least 45% marks in case of candidates of Backward Class categories, Economically Weaker Section, and Persons with Disability category belonging to Maharashtra State) in the above subjects taken together
NEET ScoreShould obtain a non-zero positive score in NEET or the candidate should have appeared in all the subjects in CET and should obtain a non-zero score in CET conducted by the Competent Authority. However, preference shall be given to the candidate obtaining a non-zero positive score in NEET over the candidates who obtained a non-zero score in CET

For NRI / OCI / PIO

(Including NRI / OCI / PIO)

Education QualificationThe candidate should have passed the HSC or its equivalent examination with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with one of the Mathematics or Biology, and obtained at least 50% marks in the above subjects taken together
Additional CriteriaPassed Diploma Course in Pharmacy from institutes affiliated to State Board and having approval of competent central authority and State Government and obtained at least 50% marks

FAQs

Candidates who satisfy the eligibility criteria set by the competent authority are eligible to appear for MHT CET 2024. The eligibility criteria include factors such as nationality, educational qualifications, and minimum required marks.

Indian nationals, as well as NRI/OCI/PIO, Children of Indian workers in the Gulf countries, and Foreign National candidates, are eligible to apply for MHT CET 2024.

The educational qualifications vary depending on the course. Generally, candidates must have passed the HSC or its equivalent examination with specific subjects such as Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology as per the course requirements.

Yes, candidates must obtain minimum marks in the qualifying examination. The minimum marks required vary for different categories, such as General, Backward Class, Economically Weaker Section, and Persons with Disability candidates.

Yes, candidates who have completed a Diploma course in the relevant field are eligible to apply for MHT CET 2024, subject to meeting the minimum required marks criteria.

No, there is no specific age limit mentioned for appearing in MHT CET 2024. Candidates of any age can apply, provided they meet the other eligibility criteria.

Yes, candidates from other states can apply for MHT CET 2024. However, they will be considered under the All India Candidature category and must meet the eligibility criteria specified for All India Candidature Candidates.

Yes, candidates who have appeared in JEE Main or NEET are eligible to apply for MHT CET 2024. However, they must also appear in the CET conducted by the Competent Authority and obtain a non-zero score in order to be considered for admissions.

Yes, there is relaxation in minimum required marks for candidates belonging to Backward Class categories, Economically Weaker Section, and Persons with Disability category candidates as per the Maharashtra State reservation policy.

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